R Charles (Chuck) Allen

R Charles (Chuck) Allen

Experienced CEO in the Energy, Mining & Technology Sectors with a Track Record of Success

Location Toronto, Canada Area
Industry Renewables & Environment

R Charles (Chuck) Allen's Overview

R Charles (Chuck) Allen's Summary

Grew Oneworld Energy through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquuisitions into a diversified international renewable energy company with 10 offices world-wide. Revenues grew from $2.7 when he took over running the company to $25.2 M in 2009 with expectations that those revenues will more than double in 2010.
Experienced C/VP-level executive and strategic leader with a track record of growing businesses or business units in North America, Europe, Latin America and Africa by focusing on building strong relationships with clients and using innovative management, leadership, accountability, communication and process-based skills to create corporate and revenue growth, operational efficiencies and support stakeholder objectives. Strong believer in utilizing methodology, processes and technology to create value. Broad and deep experiences with domestic and international public and private organizations as well as solid capital markets experience.

Experiences in the following sectors:
Cleantech & Renewable Energy
Technology (Integrated Services, S/W & H/W)
Oil and Gas
Energy Cogeneration
Chemical/Performance Materials
Transportation – Tracking/3PL/Security

Former Finance/M&A Lawyer and former Investment Banker


Mergers & Acquisitions
Finance/Corporate Finance
Business Growth & Management - Organic & Strategic Acquisitions
Strategic Planning/Alliances
Deal Origination and Execution
Marketing & Sales
Transitional Opportunities
Public Companies
Risk Management
Project Management
Change Leadership

R Charles (Chuck) Allen's Experience


Giyani Gold Corp.

Public Company; 11-50 employees; Mining & Metals industry

July 2011Present (1 year 6 months)Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Cleantech and Technology Advisor

MaRS Discovery District

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Professional Training & Coaching industry

May 2011Present (1 year 8 months)

Vice President

Brightstone Capital Corp.

January 2007Present (6 years)Toronto, Canada Area

Brightstone Capital Corp., a Toronto based advisory firm that specializes that specializes in providing a variety of services to small and mid-sized companies with respect to creating operational excellence, growing businesses, raising capital, mergers and acquisitions, planning for and managing growth, dealing with operational issues and planning and executing exit strategies. The focus of Brightstone is in the cleantech, energy, resources, franchising, health and wellness and technology sectors.

President & CEO

Oneworld Energy Inc.

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Oil & Energy industry

April 2008October 2010 (2 years 7 months)

Oneworld Energy Inc. is a diversified renewable energy company with its head office in Toronto, Canada and satellite offices in Canada and Europe. Oneworld Energy has 3 operating divisions (wind energy, solar energy & wind services) with 85 employees/25 consultants. Oneworld's revenues grew 300% from $2.7 M in 2007 to $25.2M in 2009 with an expectation that revenues would more than double in 2010. Oneworld provides design & construction services in the wind and solar energy sectors to third parties in North America & E.U. on a fee basis as well as developing wind and solar energy projects for its own account. Oneworld Energy has both wind energy and solar energy projects capable of being built in 2011 and has started the construction of a 10 MW wind project in SW Ontario that it will own. In addition, Oneworld Energy has over a large pipeline of wind energy and solar energy projects in North America and the E.U. that are being developed. The Company is currently private.

Investment Banker, Renewables, Cleantech & Technology

M Partners

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Investment Banking industry

January 2007April 2008 (1 year 4 months)


New Dawn Mining January 2005October 2006 (1 year 10 months)

Interim President and CEO ShipByChoice Corporation

October 2003August 2004 (11 months)

Interim President and CEO

Max Systems Group Inc.

October 2002April 2003 (7 months)

Executive Vice President & Interim CFO

Paradigm Advanced Technologies, Inc.

April 2001August 2002 (1 year 5 months)

Executive Vice President

Endeavour Group of Companies

April 1992February 2001 (8 years 11 months)